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Murder on the Orient Express

Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: Toronto ; New York : Bantam Books, 1983. ©1960
Series: Agatha Christie hardcover collection.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hercule Poirot sets out to solve the murder of an American businessman stabbed to death aboard the luxury train, the Orient Express, snowbound in the middle of Europe.
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Named Person: Hercule Poirot, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Agatha Christie
ISBN: 0553030000 9780553030006 0061002747 9780061002748
OCLC Number: 9342768
Notes: "Formerly titled Murder in the Calais coach"--Title page verso.
Description: 212 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Part One --
The facts --
An important passenger on the Taurus Express --
The Tokatlian hotel --
Poirot refuses a case --
A cry in the night --
The crime --
A woman --
The body --
The Armstrong kidnapping case --
Part Two --
The evidence --
The evidence of the wagon lit conductor --
The evidence of the secretary --
The evidence of the valet --
The evidence of the American lady --
The evidence of the Swedish lady --
The evidence of the Russian princess --
The evidence of the Count and Countes Andrenyi --
The evidence of the Colonel Arbuthnot --
The evidence of Mr. Hardman --
The evidence of the Italian --
The evidence of Miss Debenham --
The evidence of the German lady's-maid --
Summary of the passengers' evidence --
The evidence of the weapon --
The evidence of the passengers' luggage --
Part Three --
Hercule Poirot sits back and thinks --
Which of them? --
Ten questions --
Certain suggestive points --
The grease spot on a Hungarian passport --
The Christian name of Princess Dragomiroff --
A second interview with Colonel Arbuthnot --
The identity of Mary Debenham --
Further surprising revelations --
Poirot propounds two solutions.
Series Title: Agatha Christie hardcover collection.
Other Titles: Murder in the Calais coach.
Responsibility: Agatha Christie.

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Hercule Poirot sets out to solve the murder of an American businessman stabbed to death aboard the luxury train, the Orient Express, snowbound in the middle of Europe.

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